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Hybrid work is making the transition from being the buzzword du jour to becoming a viable employment alternative. On the surface, it looks like a win-win: Employees who split their work time between the office and home enjoy more autonomy with less commuting time, while employers can save on office space and, often, gain productivity. Yet hybrid work carries serious downsides that employers must address, as Shana Lebowitz writes in Business Insider. She cautions business leaders that the shift to hybrid must be a careful process, not something businesses simply default to following COVID’s long period of remote work.

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Shana Lebowitz covers career development and workplace culture as a correspondent for Business Insider.


The transition to hybrid workplaces threatens to reverse recent gains in diversity and inclusion.

Many employees developed a taste for remote work during the pandemic. Almost half of the workers questioned in a survey said they would quit their jobs if they could not work from home at least part of the time. Employers are responding to these strong staff preferences by designing hybrid work models that allow employees some flexibility.

People tend to be more productive working from home, but remote workers are less likely to get promoted. In this regard, having a fully remote or fully in-office workforce creates a level playing field for everyone. Hybrid work environments put certain categories of employees...

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